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Old 12-12-2011, 07:20 PM   #1
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Debris Methodology

How are you guys handling the stripping of the roofs theses days (Tarps tacked to the roof, just throw it down into the dump trailer and pray, etc)? It has been windy of late and it is tough to keep it on target.

When I was working in commercial construction we had large trash chutes to direct materials in a controlled fashion to a dumpster that was not necessarily next to the building.

Is anyone using anything similar to a trash chute?

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Old 12-12-2011, 07:23 PM   #2
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Re: Debris Methodology

I have seen enclosed & open chutes & not necessarily on a commercial job.


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Old 12-13-2011, 09:32 AM   #3
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Re: Debris Methodology

Anyone got any other input.
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Re: Debris Methodology

The picture you have is what I see most often around here (Philly). I don't do that type of work so I never had a use, but I see that routinely. I also see rigid chutes as well, especially around high rise buildings.
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Old 12-13-2011, 11:54 AM   #5
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Chutes, and lifts on higher jobs that need them. Lift trucks when they will reach.
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Re: Debris Methodology

I have used chutes before on inner city residential jobs, I rented them from a daily rental shop.

I have formed my own open chutes on several jobs with 2x4's and plywood, each of those times where on shake tear offs were the materials are light weight but bulky and messy.

By far the normal routine has always been to run tarps from the gutter line to the ground any where we would be throwing/dropping waste to the dumpster/dump truck/ground.
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Old 12-14-2011, 11:53 AM   #7
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Re: Debris Methodology

This is pretty much our standard procedure.

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